We deliver an availability search for similar pending or registered prior trademarks. The report contains a Assessment from a lawyer specialized in trademark law regarding the registrability of a trademark and the risk of collision with trademarks already registered.
We process the trademark registration application in mainland China. The all-inclusive price includes our attorney fees and the government fee, assuming no refusal or opposition. We also handle trademark cases in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
Trademark Refusal & Analysis
The Trademark Refusal does not mean that your trademark cannot get registered.Our attorney can help analyze the reason of refusal. If the reason of refusal is not reasonable, the attorney will provide professional advice and suggestions to overcome the refusal and get your mark registered.
Registered trademarks in China lasts for 10 years and should be applied for a renewal to avoid invalidation.
Trademark Status Search
Overseeing the status of your registration is a wise act to have an update on the process. We can provide you with a status report for your trademark or you may utilize our website to do the search yourself.
Trademark Applicant Change
In case of possible modification in your name or address, the China Law of Trademark mandates that a corresponding change process should be applied for the trademark to avoid any negative effect on the trademark.
When a registered trademark hasn’t been used in 3 years, anyone can file for its cancellation at the CTMO. This ups the likelihood of your trademark registration and prevents rivals.
Trademark Invalidation & Analysis
We usually divide trademark invalidation applications into following situations: Where our registered mark is invalidated by a third party; Where we need to file invalidation against trademark filed by a third party with bad faith.
Trademark Opposition & Analysis
Trademark opposition refers to the situation where any party unsatisfied with the preliminarily approved mark, can file an opposition against it with China Trademark Office (CTMO) within 3 months as of the publication.
Response to Official Action
Response to office action refer to the situation where China Trademark Office (CTMO) issues a notice requesting for supplementary statement or document in prescribed period, the applicant needs to respond to such notice as required. The most common office action is an amendment notice.